Main: (Pterophoridae / Pterophorinae)
45.040 [B&F: 1518] Mugwort Plume (Hellinsia lienigianus) (Zeller, 1852)

 

Nationally scarce (Nb) in dry grassland and waste ground throughout much of England, less numerous in the north. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight there have been just a few records, mostly in the north. Wingspan 17-21 mm. Larva feeds on Mugwort, living between leaves spun together with silk.

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Distribution Map

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Detail records

SiteDateQuantityRecorderStage
VC10 Isle of Wight
Freshwater (SZ38)17-Jul-1999oneKnill-Jones, SAAdult
VC11 South Hampshire
Keyhaven Marshes (SZ39)17-Jul-2004oneGreen, DGAdult
VC12 North Hampshire
Leckford (SU33)07-Jun-1980oneLangmaid, JR; Sterling, DHLarval
Odiham Common (SU75)24-Jul-1995oneDavis, AMAdult
Old Burghclere (SU45)30-May-2002-Langmaid, JR; Thirlwell, IRLarval

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